Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H) will host a three-day ‘Indian Structural Steel Conference (ISSC) 2020’ from March 25 to 27, 2020.
The ISSC 2020 is a unique international conference covering various fields of steel structures, PEB buildings, sustainable materials, high strength steel, cold-formed steel structures, natural composites, renewable materials, structural assessment, composite construction and rehabilitation of structures.
Highlighting the importance of the conference, Dr. Mahendrakumar Madhavan, Organizing Secretary of ISSC 2020 and Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Hyderabad, said, “This conference will focus on creating a forum where researchers and industrial experts having explicit backgrounds but encountering similar challenges on infrastructural development will join together, to discuss and disseminate the most recent advances in the analysis, behaviour, design, and construction of structural steel.”
The conference will be of interest to structural steel designers and manufacturers, trade associations, design engineers, steel fabricators, architects, owners or developers of steel and aluminum structures, researchers, academics and post-graduate students.
IIT Hyderabad has invited experts from all over the world, including Prof. Ben Young from HK PolyU, Prof. Leroy Gardner from Imperial College, London, Prof. James S Davidson from Auburn University, USA, Prof. V Kalyanaraman, Emeritus IIT Madras, Prof. Kim Rasmussen from University of Sydney, Australia, Prof Ron Ziemian from Bucknell University USA, Prof. Brian Uy from University of Sydney, Australia, Prof. Tan Kang Hai from NTU, Singapore, Prof. N E Shanmugam, formerly with NUS, Singapore, Prof. A R Santhakumar from Anna University, Chennai, and Prof. Mahen Mahendran from QUT, Australia and several leading industrial experts from PEBS Pennar, Kirby, Mutyam Steel, Tata Steel, Tata BlueScope, to attend and deliver keynote talks at the conference.